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Putin hopes for 'productive' meeting as US-Russia summit gets under way

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden have been pictured together at a summit in Geneva. [...]

Airstrikes launched against Hamas after incendiary devices are sent into Israel

Israel has launched airstrikes in Gaza less than a month after a ceasefire agreement was reached. [...]

China warns NATO it will not 'sit by and do nothing' if challenges arise

China has warned Britain, the United States and the rest of the NATO alliance that it will not "sit by… [...]

Biden hails breakthrough as US agrees truce in 17-year trade fight with EU

Joe Biden has hailed a "major breakthrough" after the US and EU agreed to a truce in a near 17-year… [...]

Climate protester parachutes on to pitch at Euro 2020 game

A climate change protester parachuted into the stadium and landed on the pitch before Germany's Euro 2020 game against France. [...]

Australian PM meets the Queen - and tells her she was a 'hit' at the G7 summit

Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison told the Queen she was "quite the hit" at the G7 summit, as the pair… [...]

The leaders have a number of contentious issues to discuss in their first face-to-face talks. [...]

It is the first major flare-up since a ceasefire ended a conflict between Israel and Hamas in May. [...]

The mission comes after Nato and the G7 pointed to China's military threat and human rights record. [...]

The Chinese government says the issue at the Taishan facility is "common" and did not cause a leak. [...]

According to reports in Bloomberg, the company paid an Australian traveller after a 2016 attack. [...]

The 28-year-old was arrested after body parts of his mother were found scattered in her Madrid flat. [...]

President Joe Biden convenes the highest-stakes talks of his long career when he joins Russia's Vladimir Putin for a summit,… [...]

US and allies are pushing China and Russia closer together, but will their 'unbreakable friendship' last?

Editor's note: CNN will be launching the Meanwhile in China newsletter on June 21, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you… [...]

Israeli military launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons launched from the coastal enclave

The Israeli military struck targets in Gaza overnight Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement, citing incendiary… [...]

Watchdog says 'pervasive' digital sex crime affecting life for South Korean women and girls

Digital sex crime is now so pervasive in South Korea that the fear of it is affecting the quality of… [...]

France will on Thursday lift its requirement for people to wear masks outdoors, while an unpopular Covid curfew will be… [...]

US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin shook hands in Geneva on Wednesday at the start of… [...]

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and an experimental protein-based preventive proved to be safe and showed good antibody response against SARS-CoV-2… [...]

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Geneva on Wednesday for a summit with his US counterpart Joe Biden, with tensions… [...]

The Biden administration is "very interested" in continuing to ensure that the US has a strong energy partnership with India,… [...]

Japan is planning to set a cap of 10,000 fans at sports events ahead of the Olympics, a cabinet minister… [...]

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Summit Live Updates: Biden and Putin Meet for Difficult Dialogue

Tensions between Washington and Moscow are high as President Biden meets face to face with Russia’s leader. One challenge will… [...]

Mediators Push to Restore Cease-Fire in Gaza After Overnight Strikes

Foreign diplomats worked to calm tensions on Wednesday after the first armed exchange between Hamas and Israel since an 11-day… [...]

North Korea Is Facing a ‘Tense’ Food Shortage

Kim Jong-un said addressing food insecurity was “a top priority” in the country, where millions died in a famine during… [...]

At Biden-Putin Meeting, Cyberweapons Are at Top of the Agenda

But with the ease of denying responsibility and the wide range of possible attackers, the traditional deterrents of the nuclear… [...]

Israeli Aircraft Bomb Gaza Just Days Into New Government

After a day of rising tensions, which saw a far-right march in Jerusalem and incendiary balloons launched from Gaza, Israel’s… [...]

In Geneva, Putin Wants Respect. Biden Might Just Give Him Some.

By calling the Russian leader “a worthy adversary,” the president raised expectations in Moscow, but he will expect the favor… [...]

Warum Russland die Erwartungen an das Gipfeltreffen bewusst klein hält – und worüber Putin trotzdem gerne sprechen möchte

Für Moskau ist das Treffen der Präsidenten Putin und Biden ein Zeichen der Ebenbürtigkeit der Grossmächte. Illusionen hegt die russische… [...]

Im Sandwich der Grossmächte: Norwegen balanciert sicherheitspolitisch zwischen dem Bündnispartner USA und dem ungemütlichen Nachbarn Russland

Das Ringen der Grossmächte um mehr Einfluss in der Nordpolregion gibt dem Arktis-Anrainer Norwegen mehr aussen- und sicherheitspolitisches Gewicht in… [...]

Die G-7-Staaten versprechen eine Milliarde Impfdosen. Für Afrika könnte das zu wenig und zu spät sein

Kein Kontinent hat weniger Impfdosen erhalten als Afrika. Gleichzeitig schnellen die Infektionszahlen hoch. Kommen die versprochenen Dosen noch rechtzeitig? [...]

Ein geplanter Hollywoodfilm zum Christchurch-Massaker schlägt in Neuseeland Wellen

Für die Angehörigen der Opfer ist die Tat noch zu nah, zu wenig verarbeitet. Auch Premierministerin Jacinda Ardern, der eine… [...]

Vor 40 Jahren flog in Italien die mysteriöse Geheimloge P2 auf – der Skandal wurde bis heute nicht richtig aufgearbeitet

Durch Zufall deckten Mailänder Steuerfahnder 1981 die grösste Verschwörung in der Geschichte Italiens auf. Beteiligt waren Minister, Generäle und Richter. Sie… [...]

Venezuelas Sicherheitskräften geht man besser aus dem Weg

Die Spezialkräfte Faes von Präsident Nicolás Maduro dienen eigentlich der Bekämpfung des «Terrors», sprich zur Unterdrückung der Opposition. Aber Erlebnisse… [...]

Myanmar's junta and villagers traded accusations Wednesday after a settlement was razed almost entirely to the ground in the centre… [...]

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on Wednesday the country will be fully reopened within 120 days, with all businesses able… [...]

CHON BURI: Pattaya City has registered with the Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA) and ordered 100,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine, city… [...]

The Tourism and Sports Ministry has proposed expanding the Phuket sandbox model of reopening to foreign tourists to Bangkok and… [...]

KHON KAEN: A farmer was electrocuted while putting up an electric fence to protect seedlings in his rice field on… [...]

Chickens, cows, paid leave, even a million-dollar apartment, these are the prizes on offer from Thailand to Indonesia to Hong… [...]

Neue Währung in El Salvador: Der Präsident verspricht eine glorreiche Zukunft mit Bitcoin

Der Staatschef von El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, hat den Bitcoin in seinem Land zum gesetzlichen Zahlungsmittel gemacht. Warum tut er… [...]

Deutsche Soldaten sorgen für Eklat: Sie feiern Hitlers Geburtstag und belästigen schlafenden Kollegen sexuell

Die Bundeswehr sieht sich mit schweren Vorwürfen gegen mehrere Soldaten konfrontiert. Für den Skandal sorgten Panzergrenadiere, die im Rahmen einer… [...]

Ticker zum Genfer Biden-Putin-Gipfel: +++ Historischer Handshake +++ Parmelin: «Willkommen in der Stadt des Friedens» +++ Calmy-Rey «bewegt»

Die Welt schaut heute auf Genf und den Gipfel. Derzeit besprechen sich die beiden Staatschefs. Wir berichten laufend. [...]

Coronavirus weltweit: +++ Frankreich lockert Maskenpflicht ab Donnerstag +++ Moskau führt Pflichtimpfungen in Firmen ein

Menschen aus den Vereinigten Staaten und mehreren anderen Ländern können künftig wieder leichter in die Europäische Union einreisen. Internationale Meldungen… [...]

Putins und Bidens Ziele: Der «Killer» will die Grenzen testen, der «Macho» will ungestört regieren

Was erhoffen sich der russische und der US-Präsident vom Gipfel in Genf? Es geht um Autorität, Einmischung – und die… [...]

Landwirtschaft in Nordkorea: Kim Jong-un räumt schlechte Lebensmittelversorgung ein

Seit Jahren wird über Lebensmittelknappheit und Hungersnöten in Nordkorea berichtet. Die Taifun-Saison im letzten Jahr hat die Situation für die… [...]

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NASA Selects 2 Missions to Study ‘Lost Habitable’ World of Venus

NASA has selected two new missions to Venus, Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor. [...]

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample

After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its… [...]

NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth

NASA invites the public and the media to watch its first asteroid sample return mission begin a two-year cruise home… [...]

Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch

Media will have the opportunity to see the iconic golden mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope open for the… [...]

NASA Study: To Find an Extraterrestrial Civilization, Pollution Could Be the Solution

If there’s an advanced extraterrestrial civilization inhabiting a nearby star system, we might be able to detect it using its… [...]

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for SPHEREx Astrophysics Mission

NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Spectro-Photometer for the History… [...]

In a discovery that challenges long-held dogma in biology, researchers show that mammalian cells can convert RNA sequences back into… [...]

Researchers have identified the brain regions involved in choosing whether to find out if a bad event is about to… [...]

A new study predicts massive range declines of Africa's great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos -- due to the… [...]

Why do some babies react to perceived danger more than others? According to new research, part of the answer may… [...]

The biggest shark attack in history did not involve humans. A new study by earth scientists has turned up a… [...]

Scientists have experimentally measured the bite force of adult T. rexes but not of younger tyrannosaurs. Fossils with juvenile bite… [...]

On 18 February 2021, the National IHR Focal Point for the Russian Federation notified WHO of detection of avian influenza… [...]

On 14 February 2021, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea informed WHO of a cluster of Ebola Virus [...]

Rift Valley fever (RVF) has been reported in Kenya in humans in Isiolo and Mandera counties and in [...]

On 7 February 2021, the Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola… [...]

On 13 January, 2021, a child under 18 years of age in Wisconsin developed respiratory disease. A respiratory specimen was… [...]

Between 1 June through 31 December 2020, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported four additional cases of… [...]

Legal action filed over volume of data shared by digital advertising firms during ad space sales. [...]

Companies are urged to work harder against those "profiting financially from the rape and abuse of children". [...]

A last-minute Zelda segment capped a Nintendo showcase which left some fans disappointed. [...]

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the web, is auctioning off a digital certificate for his code. [...]

From October 2025, there will be no new updates or security fixes for Windows 10. [...]

The UK competition authority says it has launched an investigation into the mobile phone market. [...]

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